Friday Quiz 27 November

Here we are again and a couple that may pose a few problems. One has options for a variety of points, depending how quickly you get it. As always there are clues in the image, we are going a bit black and white retro today and the answers are in the first comment below.

The creator of nachos, Rick from Casablanca, Jimi Hendrix and Slade.
Clues to questions 1, 2, 5 and 9.
  1. “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 days of peace and music”, in August 1969 at a dairy farm in New York State became more widely known as?  
  2. Born on the 27 November 1942 which iconic guitar hero played the Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock. 
  3. This week was the celebration of Thanksgiving in the US.  What does it commemorate?   
  4. In which countries is thanksgiving celebrated?  
  5. What dish of tortilla chips with guacamole, sour cream and melted cheese is named after its Mexican creator?   5 Additional points for the name of the creator.
  6. Who is Dumb – or dumber with Jim Carrey? 
  7. Why is the long distance race of 26 miles and 385 yards called The Marathon? 
  8. What UNESCO World Heritage site in Peru was ‘discovered’ in 1911 by Hiran Bingham? 
  9. Released 78 years ago this week, which film includes the lines, ‘We will always have Paris,’ (3 points)  ‘Play it Sam’, (2 points) and ‘Here’s looking at you kid’.  (1 point) 
  10. Which song starts with ‘Are you hanging up your stocking on your wall?’ Bonus what year was it released?

4 comments

  1. 1. The Woodstock Festival.
    2. Jimi Hendrix
    3. The original 1642 feast at Plymouth in Massachusetts with the settlers and the local indigenous people, the Wampanoag.
    4. USA and Canada. (Canada celebrates it at the end of October)
    5. Ignacio Anaya, Nachos.
    6. Jeff Daniels.
    7. It is the distance a run by a messenger to give the news of the battle of Marathon in 490 BCE
    8. Machu Pichu.
    9. Casablanca – (I used to know the dialogue at the end by heart).
    10. Merry Xmas Everybody, by Slade, 1973

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